Tag Archives: blogging

WordPress – Inspire Me ?! lololoooool?


WordPress has a new feature that’s supposed to inspire folks to write in their blogs.   I guess that’s cool, but it seems kind of funny to me.  If you are a big victim of writers block maybe you should … Continue reading

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The Social Networking Generation(s) enter online “adolescence”


Although Social Networking has been around for some time it has not seen anything like the widespread use until fairly recently.     Where technologists and early adopters are trying to figure out the importance of the  Twitter explosion to the … Continue reading

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Death of the Media Mogul: Digital Diaspora means …. less for everybody.


As podcasters and webcasters and such try to turn a buck they come up against fixed ad revenues. Ad model is a problem (Note several comments came in based on those two sentences before I finished this post) The main … Continue reading

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Twittering Thanksgiving?


Like most folks who spend a bit too much time online, it’s always odd trying to explain things to folks who … don’t have an online life outside of the weekly checking of the email or surfing for a cranberry … Continue reading

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SES San Jose Blog Coverage


Although it’s fun to attend conferences like SES you can learn an enormous amount reading the many folks who are live blogging the sessions here in San Jose. If you read this and I haven’t added your blog please do … Continue reading

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AP Retreats from the North Bridge, but the shots were read around the world


The AP’s tiny battle with Rogers Cadenhead over copyright issues appears to have ended with a whimper and no bang as the AP met with Cadenhead and has issued a vague statement about upcoming standards. Rogers noted today: I think … Continue reading

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AP News Boycott is the News


There is a huge story brewing that covers the intersection of mainstream news and blogging. Associated Press (AP) decided to crack down on what they felt were copyright violations by blogs quoting AP stories. Spoof site “The Drudge Retort” is … Continue reading

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Why do blogs suck? A Blogging Revolution Needed?


Wait, no, I love blogs and blogging!    However several folks in the  blog echo-chamber are suggesting correctly that there are problems with this  echo-chamber and problems with the many “me too” posts out there by people who want to be in TechMeme or otherwise get linked.     I … Continue reading

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Blog fight, blog fight!


Nothing livens up a Saturday like a spirited round of personal insulting and counterbashing all caused by a mild critique on a trivial issue combined with a personal attack response.   TechMeme‘s close to making this the top story, which frankly is a defect … Continue reading

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Farber in charge at CNET: A good move


Premier Tech news website CNET has a new editor in chief.  Dan Farber takes over today, and as a tech journalist *and prominent tech blogger* the choice of Farber is smart for CNET and a sign that blogging sensibilities are … Continue reading

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